Patent Number: 6,165,458

Title: Composition and method for dermal and transdermal administration of a cytokine

Abstract: A composition for transdermal administration of a cytokine is described. The composition includes a conjugate composed of a cytokine, such as an interferon, and at least one fatty acid moiety covalently attached to the cytokine. The conjugate has enhanced cutaneous delivery relative to the cytokine alone.

Inventors: Foldvari; Marianna (Saskatoon, CA), Attah-Poku; Sam Kwadwo (Saskatchewan, CA)

Assignee: PharmaDerm Laboratories Ltd.

International Classification: A61K 38/19 (20060101); A61K 38/21 (20060101); A61K 47/26 (20060101); A61K 47/48 (20060101); A61K 47/02 (20060101); A61K 38/12 (20060101); A61K 038/19 (); A61K 038/20 (); A61K 038/21 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017